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ah ah vladimir putin says russia is ready to boost gas deliveries to europe as energy prices surge. ah, my, my brothers and this is obviously alive from doe hob, also coming up. the u. s. president demands its largest port ones. 247 shelves lie empty, and prices are forced up because of a supply chain. log jammed on fighters. integrated, say they are facing more attacks by ethiopia as military typhoon called by su,
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heads towards vietnam. after leaving a trail of destruction in chinese province of high, nun ah, president vladimir putin is denying russia is behind an energy shortage in europe saying moscow is standing by to help. prices for natural gas have skyrocketed. but you, you says people are going to need support as winter approaches natasha. butler has more from brussels, reducing taxes on energy bills and financial help for poor households. were among the recommendations laid out by europe's energy commissioner to help member states shield consumers across the block from spiraling costs. our immediate priority is to protect europe's consumers, especially the most vulnerable. second, we have to make our anchor system better prepared and more resilient. so that we
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don't have to face a similar situation in the future. natural gas prices have stored in europe in recent weeks, partly driven by a sergent demand as countries emerge from locked downs, natural gas accounts for a quarter of the european union's energy needs. the majority of that is imported into the block from countries including how jerry or no way and qatar, but mainly russia. some say that the kremlin is fueling the price rise by failing to boost gas supplies in order to pressure the you to prove the controversial nod stream to pipeline. at an energy conference in moscow though, president vladimir putin said russia was ready to increase supply electric enough bush, really to do sure. if they ask us to increase deliveries, we're ready to do so literally, we are increasing them as much as our partners are asking us to avoid future energy crises. the u commissioner says countries must focus on transitioning away from
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fossil fuels to renewables. some analysts say that would also help your become more self reliant when it comes to energy. if we had had in europe national governments that did 20 years ago, renovate the homes, like we knew how to do that, did roll out solar heating systems as soon as the seventy's, because this is super whole technology, we would be in a much better situation today. would be consuming much less gas. we've been much less reliance on russia. and the current gas prices that we see would have been, you know, fall as impactful for us europeans. some european countries, including from spain, agrees one more from the youth and recommendations. they are pushing for e, you wide measures, including coordinating gas purchases and joint gas storage. the blogs leaders will discuss the crisis at a summit. next week with the onset of winter pressure is mounting to find solutions . natasha butler,
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i'll just sarah brussels. but our fears with the u. k. might start running out of food because of a log jam of shipping containers of the country's largest commercial pores shooting . stone, england handles about 36 percent of the countries in ports, but there aren't enough lot of drivers to transport the goods. and some companies that have to move shipments to other ports in case economy is struggling as supplies of food and fuel are running low. the u. s. government stepping up efforts to fix issues with the global supply chain, which of lead to supplies of many items running low on higher prices. the slow down and the struggling economy is being blamed on cuts in factory output and bottle next supports white house correspondent, kimberly hall get reports from washington d. c. each year, almost half of all us imports arrived here at the port of los angeles. but right now, dozens of ships are stuck off the coast, waiting to dock and unload. that backlog has led to a shortage of goods and higher prices for u. s. consumers, you're hearing
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a lot about something coal supply change. and how hard it is to get a range of things from a toast to, to sneakers, to bicycles, her bedroom furniture. that's why. on wednesday, u. s. president joe biden held a virtual round table with ceos from companies like federal express, u. p. s. and wal mart. to address the challenges, the companies all agreed to increase their overnight and off peak hours. the white house is also brokerage in agreement to expand, working hours at the port of los angeles, making it a 24 hour day, 7 day a week operation. their commitment to go all in on 247 operations meas, at businesses of all sizes, will get their goods on shelves, faster and more reliable. when the global pandemic shut america's economy down, demand for goods went up, store shelves across the us,
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grew bare. but as the economy opens up, the problems persisted. america's supply chains can't keep up with demand. labor shortages have compounded the problem and fewer workers, stock store shelves, as the holiday season approaches. the white house has been under pressure to resolve the supply chain issues hampering america's economic recovery. some analysts believe wednesday's announcement won't be enough. it's a huge logistic nightmare, and a lot of it is overseas and therefore, you know what the president's doing. it isn't going to really hurt, but at the end of the day, it doesn't solve the problem, present a vibe and says investments in infrastructure would help ease some of the supply chain issues. that's why he's urging the u. s. congress to pass his infrastructure plan to create jobs and to ensure the united states remains resilient to future economic shocks. kimberly held it al jazeera, the white house,
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a man's ears to bowen, arrow, to kill 5 people and injure several others in norway. it happened in the town of cones far south west of the capital, all slo, a suspects been arrested, but he said investigating farther the attack was an act of terrorism. or this of miss anita the arrested person is a man and that's all i can say about the person suspected in this case. he's been taken to prison the husband and that will continue to be a large police presence overnight. there are many crime scenes. the perpetrator operated over a large area. these places have been secured by police and not being searched by the crime scene. officials armed fighters have killed at least 25 people in the eastern democratic republic of congo over the last 4 days. security forces in north kiva province to say the attacks were carried out on several villages by the allied democratic forces group, which is linked to ice on the adf was found in uganda in the 1900 ninety's. it
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regularly carries attacks and eastern d r. see, hundreds of people have been killed by fighters from the atf this year. if your p as military is said to be increasing air on ground attacks and armed fighters in the northern to dr region, a spokesman for the target i enforces says that have been many casualties. if a 5 government troops on several fronts, bottles are also taking place in the neighboring regions of, i'm hotter and far if you will be, as government isn't commenting on the new offensive. but the ticket people's liberation front says the fighting began with s strikes last week just out of primary beyond that was sworn in for a new 5 year term. the united nations has recalled to senior officials working in ethiopia because of concerns about their safety. it comes after the release of an unverified recording in which to un workers are heard saying that some senior officials sympathized with rebels into guy. malcolm web has more from nairobi. the audio recording, which was published online to women,
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can be heard saying that they work for the u. n. in ethiopia, speaking to a freelance journalist and saying that they believe senior global level, un official, some senior global level, un officials of bias and sympathetic to the to grey and forces. great reason in the north of the country, the fighting. the government treats the conflict that the gun just under a year ago, un officials obliged to be neutral, an independent. now the voices news agency says through other un work, i tend to fight these to you and officials. one who works for the un population funded, another one who worked for the international organization from migration in ethiopia, that view and haven't confirmed the identity of the the people. but it has that it is following its own internal mechanism to address this issue. it's been quite a lot of attention over the last few months between the government and not just the
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u. n, but other international leg, 8 organizations who are working in ethiopia, those 7 officials that the government said it was throwing out there on tanya, tara is the secretary general did reject that explosion. that was just the most recent in a, in a number of statements from the government when it's been very critical of various staff members of international humanitarian organization. typhoon callpilot, who has left a trail of destruction in china's island province of high, nun corpus who has been coupled with the cold front and brought heavy rains and strong winds. taking down trees and power lines throughout southern china. it's now heading towards vietnam. 19 people died in flash floods and landslides, from the typhoon hit the philippines earlier this week. but mcbride's joining us now from hong kong. well, barbara, imagine the people in vietnam a bracing themselves off to the destruction we've seen in high and, and also in the philippines. that's right. i mean,
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this long track of compact to continues and seems to be not getting to it, but say yes it vietnam is not feeling the effects of a that passed over the southern chinese island of high 9, where again when he came ashore, it was still packing winds well over 100 kilometers per hour at the chinese authorities that raise the orange alert level. that's the 2nd highest level on that storm warning scale. it meant the cancellation of a lot of flights, the suspension of some high speed rail services that has been a quite a lot of damage and also localize death flooding. and as elsewhere along the coast of southern china, government offices, or close schools, a lot of businesses. so this has had a long, lingering effect. and of course it comes straight after another stone. that was a storm lion rock which passed pretty much along the same track over high 9 and no into northern vietnam. so to
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a rather large powerful storms in quick succession. we're just seeing some of the pictures as you're talking there of the destruction that has been happening in high 9. and of course, hong kong hasn't been as safe from it as well. clearly it's still very windy there . what's. what's it like in hong kong? now? we are not just getting the aftermath of this dorm thursday, but to the whole of wednesday, the city was pretty much close down. i think you did that take people by surprise just the length of time that it took for they still to pass. let me just show you where we are. this is one of hong kong typhoon shelters, which always get busy, very congested ahead of storms as they come in with various cross pleasure boats commercial crop. and in this case, a lot of fishing boats in this particular type in shelter, whereas we've been hit the past hour or so we'd be watching those the same fishing boats. now go back out again to things get back to normal. that wasn't
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a huge amount of storm damage because the wind strength because the storm, the typhoon was so far off. sure. but we did get an awful lot of rain. so there was localized flooding. a number of trees brought down and roads blocked. that was one fatality and number of injuries attributed to the storm. but of course, in the philippines, the bowl, the bronze of this storm, especially the island of lose on the philippines, always tends to be the 1st in the track of these typhoons, as they barrel in from the western pacific and the northern island of lou zone. so extensive flooding land slides, and that's where they had the number of deaths and also injuries. what has been surprising about this storm is that while some of the fierceness was taken out of the storm over the philippines, that tend to lose some of its strength. it then passed into the open south china sea, so it is borrowed along the southern coast of china, not losing any of its strength and its won't be when it started that was in monday
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when it was impacting the philippines went out thursday and it won't be until friday and the weekend that this thing finally actually dies out in the highlands of lau. so that is a large sway the east and then south east asia that has been impacted by this long living typhoon. and that a lot of a lot of asian neighbors will be very glad to see the back of campus who run mcbride and hong kong. rob, thanks still ahead on al jazeera, the bread 0 more. the problem the you offer is a northern ireland compromise, but talks was still dragged on a william shatner hands towards the final frontier to become the oldest person to fly into space. ah, it's another beautiful sunny day at 35000 feet. the weather sponsored by cattle
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airways voted world's best air line of 2021. once again, the most violent weather in south china sea is this tropical storm. yes. is the 2nd in a week and another one out in the west pacific between the 2. this is still warm and humid, shanghai should be back 23, but once again, he's back up to near 30 says plenty of energy for these shouts in central and southern china is coolest way. should be for the north in beijing and 90 degrees and attempts to coming down in japan down below the 30 mock of that bit of brief northerly. but the still more rain to come. and here it is on its way through sas korea during friday by which time the weather in hong kong will picked up again, windy and sherry weather but it will not be the edge of a tropical storm. this time that given that all the actions up here, and there's plenty still to come with retreating, monsoons, rain for me and my thailand and cambodia. there aren't that many shasta south of that. there's a good spread, them's wrapped malaysia and indonesia,
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but nothing extraordinary. more flooding potential, i think for luzon that as full at southwest monsoon is gone south fairly quickly, but anywhere from go or south was particularly des, corolla. we'll see more. charles, there was flooding in shad are recently the next. i think circulation week, there it is. is going to be further ne westbank goal, or a dish or the weather sponsored by cattle airways, voted world's best air line of 2021, inequality corruption, repression and drain. i think it just decided to cost to the piece of cake. i'm sure, and you documentary explored the desperate state of democracy in lebanon. oh no. it's really either of those who are losing home every day. how teams are becoming blue democracy, maybe democracy for sale on al jazeera. ah
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ah, the want to go to 0 reminder, our top story is this. our president vladimir putin says russia is not responsible for an energy shortage in europe. and he says mos from standing by to help natural gas prices have risen sharply and the e. u says people are going to need support as winter approaches a man's use to bow and arrow to kill 5 people and injure several others in norway. it happened in the town of cold sparks, south west of the capital, all slow, i suspect has been arrested loose and investigating whether it was an act of terrorism on fighters from northern to could i say they're facing increased attacks from ethiopia. military fighting is taking place on a number of funds including neighboring regions. the u. s. secretary of state says
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the by the ministration will go ahead with its plan to reopen a consulate and occupy the east jerusalem. even though israel is against it until he blink in the says it's aimed at deepening ties with the palestinians. the consulate had been a base for palestinian affairs, but it was absorbed into the u. s. embassy when it moved to west jerusalem in 2018 . lincoln, u e and israeli ministers are also said to have discussed expanding the 2020 abraham records, which encourage out of nations to normalize ties with israel. we are unwavering in our commitment to israel security and we will work to strengthen all aspects of the u. s. israel partnership to advance the goal. ah, that i that i mentioned we will work closely with israel ah, deep in our diplomatic ties with the palestinians, and consult with partners in the region and beyond where the common interest in supporting our efforts to advance lasting piece. and as i said in may, ah,
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we'll be moving forward with the process of opening a consulate as part of deepening those ties with the palestinians. georgia's opposition is said to hold a large riley in the capital to lucy on thursday to protest of the imprisonment of former president the house. suckers. really. the government says suck ashley illegally entered the country from exile in our faces. 6 years in prison on allegations of abuse of power, while in office robin 1st year walker reports from the city of lost harvey michel, sir, casually considered by many to be george's most maverick and divisive politician is being held at restorative prison. he calls himself a political prisoner and has been on hunger strike since being detained 2 weeks ago . early his lawyers say his health is deteriorating. he has problems with a moment. he is moving a little before 8. this is of the situation is worsening. oh,
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every day it will be almost helmet with bogus. some of it came back to me earlier this month. me seconds really reappeared in georgia. after 8 years in exile. i'm calling on a georgians to take to the streets and reject the current government. he's alleged to have taken a ferry from ukraine, hidden inside a truck carrying dairy products. eventually he was arrested for convictions in absentia of abuses of power in office. the government says sac ashville is hunger. strike is political theater. ahead of 2nd round marrow elections at the end of the month. i so suki like the circus, and show that we've seen going on these last few days, of course serves only one purpose. it's the task of prisoner sarkis philly to raise the temperature in some way. his party noticed that in the 2nd round of elections, they'll lose everywhere, so they try to show the public their prisoner. soc. ashville is seriously ill,
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editor of garbled, embedded lagoon. seconds. billy still enjoys the supports of a significant minority of georgians. oh, they remember him as a reformer and they fear those reforms of being on done by the present government and its ties to the country's richest oligarch. wicker sack has really says he's prepared to die for his countrymen, but he's made a gamble that his countrymen want to see him freed rather than remain behind bars in prison. some analysts think sac ashville is returned, was ill timed. everybody knows these, there ah, out their power hungry, and i think that's also scare some water fluctuate to support him. and so far what we've seen, he doesn't have that much support to either to initiate new or some sort of upright
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or some of the revolution here. or. and also importantly, he doesn't, i have so much international support like to be used to him. george's western allies worry that 2nd village arrest is politically motivated to day, also warned him about returning home and destabilizing an already divided electric robin for esteem. walker al jazeera roost, evy beams top brags it official, says many customs. checks between britain and northern ireland should be removed. northern ireland has a border which separates the in you and the u. k. and has growing frustration on both sides about how trade across the border should be controlled. on tuesday, the u. k. brags minister talked of tearing up a protocol that's created checks on goods moving between great britain and northern ireland. the u. k says it will engage fully and constructively with the e. u, but it wants to see significant change under someone's has more from belfast. the
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british government isn't happy, nor are the main powers here in northern islands assembly, but the european union executive has gone all the way it can. it would seem to try and smooth out this see border crisis. this was the message from brussels. is this robust package of practical imaginative solutions. we can continue to implement the protocol on ireland, northern ireland for the benefit of all communities on the grounds. it not only cement stability and predictability, and in the space of all ingredient for the local economy to flourish. and also pays the of a for and has stuff opportunities. but nevertheless, the leader of the main pro british unionist party here at the northern ireland assembly had this to say, it still leaves in place an irish c border. there will still be checks on the movement of goods within the united kingdom,
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and that's not something we find acceptable. now this is a welcome. first step, the will be intensive and focused negotiations. so let's see where we get to, ah, but we do need to see more progress. this falls well short of what we require. so what next? well, european union officials will be a london starting negotiations on friday with british officials. and the u. k. government position is pretty out, right, it's, it's saying that it wants the european court of justice removed from the equation in terms of overseeing things in terms of this deal. and it wants to more or less rip up the northern ireland protocol. now, this is unfathomable, in terms of how the a, you could accept that sort of situation. it isn't going to happen. the you, you is saying it's, it's, is take this, this or not nothing at all. so this is a really tense time. there are lots and lots of negotiations ahead. in the coming weeks, a campaign is under way to preserve a memorial at hong kong university,
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which marks a violent cracked and on protesters in china's chinaman square a deadline to remove the artwork passed on wednesday. but so far, authorities have not attempted to remove or destroy it. victoria getting be has more the pillar of shame, statue at hong kong university, built to remember those. he died fighting for democracy in t animal square in 1989 university authorities audits from the last week. and the deadline passed on wednesday. the artist who created it, fears officials intend to destroy it. i had an eye in hong kong, and he says, sir, sent a letter just to see if it could make a solution or this a problem. or we need some more time to take it down. of course it's a long time to get his counseling. ah, but they have not answer at all. the pillar of shame, statues, estimated to be worth $1700000.00 and has been standing in hong kong for 24 years.
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students clean it is part of anniversary events, marking the tandem and square massacre. a chapter in history, the chinese government would prefer to forget commemorations of the military crack down a strictly band on the mainland, on kong, semi autonomous status under the 1997 handover agreement between china and the u. k . permitted freedom of speech and civil liberties under a one country to systems policy. it pro democracy campaign is say, restrictions on these rights now apply in hong kong. beijing has imposed a controversial national security law there, which it said was needed to bring oda after months of unrest. we're don't know exactly know where she put her head a, but i think we have a possibility or where i have maybe it was. if we had a hospital stay in united states in washington dc, maybe in front of the just opposite hong kong university says it seeking legal
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advice to handle the matter in what it calls a reasonable way. but critic see the statues impending removal as a sign the cities voice of opposition is being weakened further. victoria gate and be al jazeera william shatner has gone off where no 90 year old has gone before the actor who played cotton coconut original star trek series. is become the oldest man to travel into space and the gallagher has more on shutters adventure towards the final frontier manager. thank you. one lasting or from the us state of texas. lou origins, new shepherd, rocket launchers for another journey to the edge of our atmosphere on board, a man known to millions. as captain james t. kirk of the starship enterprise. a final frontier. william shatner 3rd shot to fame in 1966 playing the iconic kirk in star trek.
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now more than 50 years later, these boldly gone where new 90 year old human has been before. what you have given what is the most profound experience. i do. so filled with emotional about what just happened. i just, it's extremely extra. i hope i never recover from this. i hope that i can be changed. what i feel though, i don't want to lose it once. free of the earth's gravity, all 4 crew members enjoyed 3 minutes of weightlessness and a view of our planet at blue origin. zona jeff bezos hopes will eventually become more accessible to so cool space tourists in a race funded by billionaires. having such a relatable crew member on board is being seen as a publicity coup. it's no secret that a lot of people who like on space and space systems are star trek fans for the
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immediately resonate with captain kirk in the, in, in the seat on the passenger flight. as the capsule and its crew safely returned to earth, fans of an iconic science fiction show that ins wide millions celebrated the return of the fictional spaceship captain. well, if you can pick anybody better, i think from allah star trek to get to do that in on to be looking at that new frontier. i think really, but it's, it's more it's bigger than chatting array and he in captain kirk is star trek. but really, star trek is the thing that has had the impact on space travel right. by presenting this optimistic vision of the future, especially in inclusive vision of the future, the new private space race is now well under way. it may be funded by what some c as a 1000000000 as boys club with bays us, richard branson, an e long mosque all jockeying for domination. but his hope the final frontier may now be one step closer for the rest of us. and the gallagher al jazeera,
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a solo storm has produced a spectacular light shows across northern parts of the globe. the lower borealis, or northern lights, lit up skies in north america and northern europe. over night, the strength of the solar option meant the phenomenon could be seen much further south than usual. ah, this is al jazeera, these are the top stories president vladimir putin says. russia is not responsible for an energy shortage in europe. and he says moscow standing by to help natural gas prices have risen sharply on the ear says people are going to need support as winter approaches. a man's used a bow and arrow to kill 5 people and injured several others in norway. it happened in the town of con, sparks, south west of the capital also a.


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